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Sophomore Presentation Presented by: The CBA Counseling Department
Who is my counselor? Renee Dilda, MS Serving students with last names “A-G” firstname.lastname@example.org@wcps.org ext. 1108 Yvonne Mills, MS Serving students with last names “H-O” email@example.com@wcps.org ext. 1118 Gladys Diggs, MS Serving students with last names “P-Z” firstname.lastname@example.org@wcps.org ext. 1119
Good Grades + Extracurricular Activities + Volunteer work – (poor attendance + discipline problems) = Grants, Scholarships, Financial Aid, College You do the math… CBA has 28 athletic teams CBA has over 20 student clubs Last year, CBA seniors earned over $4 million in grants & scholarships WHAT ARE YOU DOING TO GET INVOLVED???
Future-Ready Core Diploma Minimum 24 Credits Group Activity
Future-Ready Core Diploma Minimum 24 Credits ENGLISH - 4 ( I, II, III, IV) MATH – 4 (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II & 1 More Beyond Alg II) SCIENCE – 3 (Earth/Environ, a Physical Science, Biology) SOCIAL STUDIES – 3 (World History, Civics/Econ, US History) HEALTH/PE – 1 Course #90112 ELECTIVES – 6 (2 from CTE, the Arts, Foreign Language) + (4 recommended from CTE -or- JROTC -or- Arts -or- any academic area) FOREIGN LANGUAGE(2 credits required for application to ALL NC public universities and (optional) MOST independent/private colleges) ELECTIVES – 3 (Additional electives from any area) Graduation Project
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GPA & Class Rank ABCDF 93-10085-9277-8470-7669 and below Standard Honors AP 943.75004.75005.7500 933.62504.62505.6250 923.50004.50005.5000 913.37504.37505.3750 903.25004.25005.2500 893.12504.12505.1250 883.00004.00005.0000 872.87503.87504.8750 862.75003.75004.7500 852.62503.62504.6250 842.50003.50004.5000 832.37503.37504.3750 822.25003.25004.2500 Course Levels S (Standard Course of Study) AP (Advanced Placement) H (Honors Level) Class Rank The Weighted GPA determines class rank. In case of a tie, the unweighted GPA will be used. Unweighted GPA Standard Courses Weighted GPA Honors & AP Courses
Honors Programs Valedictorian- The highest ranked student determined by QPA at the end of the 3 rd quarter Salutatorian- The 2nd highest ranked student determined by QPA at the end of the 3 rd quarter Honor Graduates Unweighted GPA of 3.25 or higher through the end of the third grading period of the senior year After that date, students will not be recognized at Awards Night nor will their names appear on the commencement program due to advanced preparation for these events. Marshals The top 7% of the students in the junior class using the QPA. Announced at the end of the third nine weeks of the junior year Chief Marshal- The highest ranked QPA in the junior class Assistant Chief Marshal- The second highest QPA in the junior class. Ties broken using the GPA.
Honors Programs (cont.) Academic Recognition Principal’s List: All A’s in all courses. A Honor Roll: Overall average of 93.0 with no grade below 85. B Honor Roll: Overall average of 85.0 with no grade below 78. National Honor Society-11 th and 12th grades QPA of 3.5 or higher at the time of computation Point system includes service to the school/ community, character, and leadership. Attendance at current high school for one full semester prior to being considered for induction. New members are considered for membership following the third grading period of each academic year. Maintain a QPA of 3.5 or higher, participate in chapter/ individual service projects and maintain a clean discipline record NC Academic Scholars Program : unweighted GPA of 3.5 English I, II, III, and IV Mathematics: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, and a higher level math course with Algebra II as a prerequisite Science: Earth/Environmental Science, Biology, and either Chemistry or Physics Social Studies: World History, Civics & Economics, and U.S. History Second Language: 2 units of the same language PE/Health: 1 credit Career-Technical Education: 1credit Dance, Music, Theatre Arts, or Visual Arts: 1 credit Electives: at least 2 second-level or advanced courses
Now what? Go to www.cfnc.orgwww.cfnc.org Login to your account Go to “My CFNC” (blue tab) Select “High School Planning Portfolio” Scroll down to “Your Plan of Study” “Create your course plan” “Create a plan of study from scratch” Enter all courses/ grades from transcript Return to “My CFNC” (blue tab) Select “High School Planning Portfolio” Scroll down to “Extracurricular Activities” & update